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    Angelfish not growing

    The small one gets it's fair share at feeding time. I should of said in my origional post they don't seem to have grown much in the last 3 months.
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    Angelfish not growing

    Hi all, last year I got 6 small platinum angels, I lost four over the year, one only had one eye and I don't think the guy I brought them off bred from the best stock. The two I have left are doing fine and are bright and alert. One is fairly big I'd say the body is about 2 1/2 inches but his...
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    Poorly betta

    Hi all, I rescued a red male who'd had about 80% fin damage from the lfs about 12 weeks ago. He has been doing really well and had regrown 90% of his fins back and looks stunning. About 2 weeks ago he started going off his food and was a little lathergic. Itried some different foods and some...
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    Old filter new tank

    Good morning Ken I have added the fish already. The filter media came from a 55 gal into a 5 gal. I'll keep an eye on the parameters. Thanks for the the link, very useful.
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    Old filter new tank

    Hi all, I have just set up my new betta tank. I used water from my community tank and also put an old piece of filter media in the tank. How long should I leave it in? Tanks
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    Betta female advice

    I need to update my profile, haven't been on here for a while I've renovated a kitchen and bathroom whilst trying to look after 2 kids under 4. Unfortunatly the DG passed, I thought he was doing really well. Had him for about four months he was really bright kept build nests and seemed really...
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    Betta female advice

    Thanks bassbonediva, I was hoping to get two, and was hoping that in a big enough tank they would keep to themselves. Wasn't thinking of breeding just thought they'd make a lovely addition to the tank. Thanks again
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    Betta female advice

    Hi all, Bettas were the fish that I was fasinated with when I was a kid and finally I'm getting one. I'm hoping to get a male betta in the next couple of weeks and gave been doing my research on them. Whilst doing this I have seen some really pretty females and was wondering if I could put them...
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    Help sudden high ph

    I use a pressurised canister that gets injected into a plastic tube then difuses into the water through a fine mesh. I put the co2 in when I turn the lights on and it is usally all gone by lights off. I am due to due my weekly water change today would, should I change the usuall amount?
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    Help sudden high ph

    Only thing added since the I set up the tank are fish, I use a liquid fertilizer for the plants and a co2 injector canister.
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    Help sudden high ph

    Hi Jetajockey, just tested it twice and the ph was 8.6 both times, the tap water was 7.8 the same as usual. Swervo513, I already have 2 big pieces of driftwood in their, not any space for any more.
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    Help sudden high ph

    Hope someone can help, I noticed last night that one of my new angel fish had a clear/whiteish poo about 2 inches long and within about 5 mins the others had the same thing but less than a 1/4 of an inch. I have got some medication that I am going to use. I also tested my parameters they were...
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    How many corries

    I got 6 cories I'm going to get some more in a weeks time. They have been in just over 24 hours and at getting on really well they've been eating and I'm already thinking they are my favorites, they are just so busy. The one question I have is 5 of them have a solid line running down thier...
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    How many corries

    I'll be going to get them in about an hour, I'll let you know how I get on.
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    How many corries

    That would be excellent, could i introduce them in two groups or all at once, 10 cory julii would set me back about £40, about $60, i'm no rockafella!! Thanks




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